Fat Dove Snail

(C. B. Adams, 1845)

Parvanachis obesa

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Columbellidae

Columbellidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP

Shell Information

Length (mm): 4-6

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Virginai to Brazil

0 to 68 meters

Diet:

Habitat:

Marine; Oysrer reefs, grass flats, and inlets

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Parvanachis obesa (C. B. Adams, 1845). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160440 on 2021-06-23

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. Garc?a. 29. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579?699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas.

Andrews, J. (1971). Seashells of the Texas Coast. University of Texas Press.